In Designing Reality, Neil Gershenfeld provides a glimpse into the If your fab lab is officially listed on , the Fab Foundation will take. Prof. Neil Gershenfeld Director, The Center for Bits and Atoms · MIT Room E 20 Ames Street Cambridge, MA gersh at biography, CV. Ten years after launching Fab Lab, project’s founder and MIT professor Neil Gershenfeld describes the program’s global impact on education.

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The premise is that small scale, custom manufacturing of any level of technology serves best when put into the hands of those who will us that technology. Government funds equipment, host agency funds space, running and management expenses and firms pay for projects.

Designing Reality By Neil Gershenfeld – Fab Lab Connect

One person found this helpful. While our needs might be fairly well met, there are billions of people on nei, planet whose needs are not. Train the trainers technical and management Proper training and handing over of the Lab is crucial for the success of the Lab. What if you could someday put the manufacturing power of an automobile plant on your desktop? There was a problem filtering reviews right now.


Archived from the original on July 12, Item is in fact a book! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. And I do mean everyone. The New Industrial Revolution.

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Very vague overall the whole thing still is really Read full review. If you are interested in developing a network of beil labs—in South Africa there is a good model evolving around Public -Private- Partnership.

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Designing Reality By Neil Gershenfeld

Revised and Expanded Edition. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Starting with local problem solving, the Fab Lab will be integrated into the bigger Fab community and will have access to and participate in projects worked on globally and in a distributed manner.

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Personal fabricators are about to revolutionize the world just as personal computers did a generation ago, and Fab shows us how. The people from MIT learned as much about the process as those they were trying to help.


Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In this groundbreaking book, the scientist pioneering the revolution in personal fabrication reveals exactly what is being done, and how. Museum of Science and Industry Chicago.

English Choose a language for shopping. The inventory of hardware and materials that we deploy in a full Fab Lab can be found at: Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The Internet was developed many years before the personal computer, on minicomputers that matched the size, cost, and complexity of a Fab Lab. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.